Skip to comments.When Ian Fleming picked my grandfather to steal Nazi secrets
Posted on 03/06/2013 9:52:51 AM PST by the scotsman
'When naval intelligence officer Ian Fleming set up a secret commando unit during World War II, among those handpicked for duty was Theo Ionides - my grandfather.
His band of real-life James Bonds helped change the course of the war.'
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Back when the majority of Brits had some sack. Now they are in the minority. God bless their bravery.
A fascinating story, even more so because survivors actually remembered his grandfathers death. May God bless those who fall in the defense of liberty.
Fleming based his James Bond character on one of the double agents he was assigned to shadow — Dusko Popov.
Oh, there’s a myriad of men he based it on, probably he took a bit here, a bit there. And voila, James Bond.
Not only Popov, but men like Patrick Dalziel-Job, Tom Lethbridge and others.
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